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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.#
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,717 600 12.0 10.7-13.3 1,474 31.5 29.6-33.5 1,708 35.4 33.3-37.4 514 11.8 10.4-13.3 421 9.4 8.2-10.7
New Hanover County 316 33 9.5 6.4-13.9 81 28.4 20.4-38.1 130 38.6 31.8-45.9 44 13.7 9.8-18.7 28 9.8 6.5-14.5
GENDER
Male 126 10 6.0 2.8-12.4 21 25.7 13.1-44.3 55 38.3 27.8-50.0 21 16.6 10.3-25.6 19 13.4 8.0-21.5
Female 190 23 13.5 8.7-20.3 60 31.5 24.6-39.4 75 39.0 31.4-47.1 23 10.3 6.7-15.5 9 5.7 2.8-11.4
RACE
White 275 32 11.4 7.7-16.4 74 26.3 20.9-32.6 112 39.2 32.9-45.8 34 14.0 9.8-19.6 23 9.1 5.9-13.7
Other 36 1 1.7 0.2-12.1 6 38.8 11.9-74.9 14 33.2 14.2-59.9 10 12.7 5.1-28.5 5 13.5 4.4-34.3
AGE
18-44 147 14 9.1 4.8-16.4 28 26.1 13.6-44.1 65 38.9 28.5-50.5 23 14.2 8.7-22.2 17 11.8 6.8-19.5
45+ 163 19 10.3 6.5-16.1 52 31.7 24.4-40.1 63 38.7 30.8-47.2 18 11.6 7.0-18.4 11 7.7 4.1-13.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 7 7.6 3.5-15.5 21 23.4 14.9-34.7 36 44.6 33.0-56.8 12 14.7 7.7-26.2 9 9.7 4.8-18.8
Some College + 229 25 10.1 6.3-15.8 60 30.6 20.3-43.1 94 36.6 28.6-45.4 32 13.3 9.0-19.3 18 9.4 5.6-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 18 10.6 6.0-17.8 44 33.9 21.4-49.3 56 28.7 20.6-38.5 29 15.9 10.2-24.0 18 10.9 6.4-17.8
$50,000+ 108 8 6.5 3.2-13.0 29 24.8 17.2-34.4 50 45.0 35.0-55.3 13 13.6 7.8-22.6 8 10.1 4.8-19.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 318 33 11.4 7.8-16.3 108 32.0 26.4-38.0 101 32.1 26.5-38.2 37 13.0 9.3-17.9 39 11.6 8.3-16.0
Cumberland 334 37 8.6 5.9-12.5 86 23.8 18.1-30.7 141 45.4 36.0-55.1 37 12.1 8.2-17.5 33 10.1 6.1-16.2
Durham 308 44 14.7 10.5-20.3 100 29.2 23.7-35.4 110 37.2 30.2-44.9 29 9.7 6.3-14.8 25 9.1 5.8-13.9
Forsyth 353 52 11.4 8.5-15.2 97 29.8 24.1-36.1 148 42.8 36.7-49.0 34 9.3 6.2-13.7 22 6.8 4.4-10.4
Gaston 339 42 12.0 8.6-16.4 126 34.7 29.3-40.5 104 32.0 26.6-37.8 33 11.5 7.9-16.4 34 9.9 6.9-14.0
Guilford 310 57 15.7 11.9-20.5 102 34.2 28.4-40.6 94 30.8 25.2-37.0 29 9.3 6.1-13.9 28 9.9 6.8-14.3
Mecklenburg 339 46 11.9 8.8-16.0 105 32.7 27.4-38.6 135 40.1 34.5-46.0 28 9.1 6.0-13.6 25 6.1 3.9- 9.3
Onslow 325 32 8.7 5.9-12.8 95 25.9 20.6-32.0 128 44.5 36.6-52.6 42 12.5 8.8-17.5 28 8.4 5.6-12.4
Wake 361 51 12.4 9.2-16.6 117 32.2 26.9-37.9 137 38.4 32.7-44.4 31 8.9 6.0-13.0 25 8.2 5.3-12.3
Western NC 460 46 9.4 6.9-12.6 157 33.3 28.7-38.2 154 32.5 28.0-37.5 56 13.0 9.8-17.1 47 11.7 8.6-15.9
Piedmont NC 503 68 11.5 8.8-14.8 139 29.3 24.7-34.3 182 36.8 31.9-41.9 63 12.6 9.5-16.4 51 9.9 7.3-13.4
Eastern NC 451 59 13.9 10.5-18.1 161 34.6 29.6-39.9 144 29.3 24.5-34.5 51 13.1 9.5-17.7 36 9.2 6.5-12.9

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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